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August 31, 2021

Chelsie Wardle: Most people don’t think of a wildlife vehicle collision as a life changing event… But for my family, it was.

Art Credit: Lucius Clark I was traveling about 65 miles per hour in my Lincoln Town Car with my youngest daughter in the passenger seat when a deer jumped out in front of us. Fortunately, my then husband had told me repeatedly to not swerve if a deer jumped out in front of me. I […]

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August 24, 2021

Save People Save Wildlife Advances Wildlife and Motorist Safety in Conjunction with the Utah Department of Transportation and the Summit County Council

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: SAVE PEOPLE SAVE WILDLIFE ADVANCES WILDLIFE AND MOTORIST SAFETY IN CONJUNCTION WITH THE UTAH DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION AND THE SUMMIT COUNTY COUNCIL Ralph Hottinger, President of Save People Save Wildlife (Left) presenting Rob Stewart, UDOT District 2 Regional Director (right), with a community fundraised check to continue building the wildlife fencing necessary […]

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August 17, 2021

Utah’s wildlife is dying from the inability to find food and water. Here’s how we can help:

Photo Credit: Canva Library Utah is currently one of the fastest growing states in the country and it’s easy to see why. Between our national parks, coveted economy, and best snow on earth, it’s no wonder people are lining up to move here. But did you know that we also share this great state with […]

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May 3, 2021

Avalanche barriers a “done deal” ? Why was public comment available a year after “approval”?

https://townlift.com/2021/04/vail-installing-avalanche-barriers-above-homes-at-the-canyons-this-summer/?fbclid=IwAR3OsZwu1r1fsXHEhVDWaiHDO7VIXFhPB63fLrM4gwFg4uUglTjoWMMW6hQ The avalanche barrier project application for low impact approval, was approved by the Community Development Director.  The public was invited to comment nearly a year after the CDD approval.  The Snyderville Basin Planning Commission has no authority to take any further action.  There was one other commenter opposed and SPSW representative Tom Farkas spoke […]

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December 29, 2020

Examples of crossings that are working…both small and large scale.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4MnCl54Hhi4 https://smartnews.link/w/MVN5 https://smartnews.link/news/sBGk  

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Wildlife overpass at Parleys Summit makes national and international news!

https://www.facebook.com/bbcnews/videos/animal-crossing/898895120641979/ https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2020/11/24/deer-bears-bobcats-watch-animals-utah-wildlife-bridge/6416713002/ https://www.facebook.com/136959382981749/videos/3416838815036581    

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November 6, 2020

LivePCGivePC November 6, 2020!

Today is Park City’s day of giving!  Please think of SPSW when you are donating to your favorite non profit organizations!!!   https://www.livepcgivepc.org/organization/Save-People-Save-Wildlife

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September 9, 2020

KPCW interview 7/22/2020

Local News Hour – July 22, 2020 https://www.kpcw.org/post/local-news-hour-july-22-2020 By CAROLYN MURRAY • JUL 22, 2020 Local News Hour ShareTweetEmail On today’s Local News Hour:…   …(34:24) Erin Ferguson from Save People Save Wildlife has an update on their work to make the I-80 area near Kimball Junction safer for animals and motorists. Listen Listening… 47:11 TAGS: LOCAL NEWS HOUR […]

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Paying it forward: Thank you, John Nowoslawski

Many thanks to John and Andrea and all those who contributed to the elk poaching investigation.  Your generosity is very much appreciated.   Unlikely Duo Raises $21,000 for Information on Slaying of Six Elk in Park City Last Winter By CAROLYN MURRAY • AUG 21, 2020 ShareTweetEmail Listen Listening… 3:30 Listen to this story as it aired on […]

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August 20, 2020

Hurlburt the moose and SPSW on 224 this morning reminding drivers to slow down

On this first day of school, SPSW made an appearance to remind drivers to slow down on SR 224. Please respect the speed limit to keep our wildlife and motorists safe.

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